Masonna: The Passion of Rubbers LP
This astonishing double tape printed in 144 numbered copies is reissued on vinyl in only 110 hand numbered copies. The first two tracks of side A are monolithic, ancestral; the planets roar in the infinite silence of the deepest space and sudden crashes hit you with all their destructive power. The use of the pedals and the echo is impressive, nothing is left incomplete, with the feedbacks that cut through the air already saturated with crackles and then the sudden speed changes leave you pleasantly stunned. Time stops and the ten minutes of side A seem to multiply in an endlessly repeated cycle and when you have finished listening you are exhausted. Passion – 3 opens the B side of the record with pure psychedelia! The echoes, synths and reverberations of the bells recall Timothy Leary's acid travels with Ash Ra Tempel; Kosmische Musik landed in the nation of the rising sun! It remains an unusual and unique track in the vast discography of the Japanese artist and opens up new scenarios for projects completely dedicated to synths in the following years. But the next track that closes the album throws you without a moment's respite into the primal chaos! And so the circle started on side A finally closes.
LP comes in very special handmade rubber cover with silver ribbon and glossy adhesive tag, wood plate, two inserts with original projects by Akifumi Nakajima and hand numbered cardboard. Include an exclusive download code for digital album.
This reissue is also an homage to G.R.O.S.S. label and its ‘’boss’’ Akifumi Nakajima. This is a stone-cold killer record that can’t be missed.